Hush Puppies

Southern Living
4 servings


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1/2 cup reserved flour from Jack's Catfish or 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 large egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup minced onion
2 cups vegetable oil


Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; make a well in center of mixture.

Stir together egg and buttermilk; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Stir in onion.

Pour oil into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, and heat to 375°. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into oil, and fry in batches 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately.

Created date

December 2001